RTI Awareness Session at SMC
Department of Journalism at School of Media & Mass Communication (SMC) organized an awareness session on Punjab Right to Information (RTI) Act on April 19, 2017. Chief Information Commissioner of Punjab Information Commission (PIC), Mr. Mukhtar Ahmad led the session and informed students about RTI.
While speaking to students, Mr. Mukhtar Ahmad said that RTI Act empowers an ordinary Citizen of Pakistan and sets the stage for greater accountability and transparency of information expected from Public institutions. He guided students about different aspects of the act and how it can be used for the benefit of the society.
On this occasion, he also talked about an Internship program for which PIC has collaborated with SMC to promote Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act 2013 (RTI).